My Teenage Son

Nov. 11, 2015

Last weekend I took my son, my nephew and a friend to our church youth group leader’s apartment.  They had plans to go get pizza then head to a local elementary school to use their gym for a game of dodge ball.  On the way there the topic of career aspirations came up when I posed the question of “What do you want to be when you grow up?” The conversation then went as follows:

My nephew:  “I want to go to the community college for the first two years then transfer to the University of Kentucky and get a degree in nursing.”

Me:  “That’s great.  You would make a good nurse.”

My son’s friend:  “I really want to get a scholarship to play soccer for Brescia University and get a degree in biology.”

Me:  “You shouldn’t have trouble getting that scholarship.  You are a really good soccer player.”

My son:  “I know for def that I want to get a degree in science and then go work for NASA in Houston, TX.  I’m thinking I want to go to college somewhere in Florida or California because, you know, more boobs there.”

Me:  (face palming and making a sigh).........

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